• Angkuoch
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    Angkuoch

    In Cambodia, angkuoch are found in several provinces both among the majority Khmer people and some ethnic minorities. Before the Khmer Rouge era (1975-1979), playing and enjoying angkuoch was a popular local pastime in village communities. However, angkuochis now highly endangered both as an instrument and as a performance practice. Traditional social functions for playing […]

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  • Creative Expression and Contemporary Arts Making Among Young Cambodians
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    Creative Expression and Contemporary Arts Making Among Young Cambodians

    From April 2020 – March 2021, Dr. Amanda ROGERS and YEAN Reaksmey conducted a research project into contemporary arts making and creative expression among young Cambodians. The project used Cambodian Living Arts’ 2020 ‘Cultural Season Expressing Identities: Them and/or Us?’ as a case study and asked: At the end of this project, the research team […]

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  • Living Arts in Post-Conflict Contexts
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    Living Arts in Post-Conflict Contexts

    In January 2016, we hosted the first Forum on Living Arts in Post-Conflict Countries. 50 people working in the fields of cultural renewal and development, youth resilience, and social innovation discussed the role of the arts as a unifying and peacebuilding factor. We produced a report of the session, in partnership with Salzburg Global Seminar. […]

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